B. G. Hendrix

Bert Garrett Hendrix Jr. (December 16, 1922 – March 21, 2020), known as B. G. "Beagle" Hendrix, was an American politician from Arkansas.

B. G. Hendrix
Member of the Arkansas House of Representatives
In office
1962–1996
Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives
In office
1989–1991
Preceded byErnest Cunningham
Succeeded byJohn Lipton
Personal details
Born
Bert Garrett Hendrix Jr.

(1922-12-16)December 16, 1922
Jenny Lind, Arkansas, U.S.
DiedMarch 21, 2020(2020-03-21) (aged 97)
Greenwood, Arkansas, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceFort Smith, Arkansas
Occupationpolitician

Hendrix was born at Jenny Lind, Arkansas in 1922.[1] He served for 34 years in the Arkansas House of Representatives for the Fort Smith[2] district, and was Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1989 to 1991.[3] He was elected initially to the House in 1962.[4] He also served as the Arkansas Attorney General for a brief period of time before retiring from the house in the 1990s.[5] Hendrix died on March 21, 2020.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sharp, James Roger; Sharp, Nancy Weatherly (Jan 1, 1999). "American Legislative Leaders in the South, 1911-1994". Greenwood Press. Retrieved Sep 22, 2019 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "B.G. Hendrix briefly back with Clinton". The City Wire. 2009-02-18. Archived from the original on 2014-01-03. Retrieved 2012-01-07.
  3. ^ "Past Speakers of the House". Arkansashouse.org. Retrieved 2012-01-07.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-01-16. Retrieved 2014-01-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "UAFS | News | University of Arkansas - Fort Smith". Uafs.edu. 2010-03-18. Archived from the original on 2011-11-08. Retrieved 2012-01-07.
  6. ^ "Arkansas State Politician B.G. Hendrix dies at 97". 5NEWS. March 21, 2020.